Elodie Adams

Cooperation means salmon fry have a better chance of survival

members of the Lake Cowichan First Nation participated in a fry salvage from Meades Creek with Cowichan Lake Salmonid Enhancement Society.

Suspicious fire at Lake Cowichan Mobile Home Park

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on, July 18 residents at the Lake Cowichan Mobile Home Park on Meades Creek Road heard a loud explosion

Island Corridor Foundation seeks property tax exemption

The town discussed the request of the Island Corridor Foundation for a permissive property tax exemption or lands in Lake Cowichan

Fundraiser a success for local woman with cancer

Friends and family of Cindy Kruk were at Saywell Park getting ready for their long trek to Duncan.

Summer Nights on Saturday evenings a success so far

Looking for something to do on a warm Saturday evening?

Miniature horses a blessing for local woman

Lesley Roy’s long term dream now is to use her horses for therapy for others

Mayor and council put forward recommendation for future water and sewer parcel tax charges

At last Tuesday’s meeting, town staff presented mayor and council with their recommendations to implement a $100 water parcel tax.

Truck dust issue in Youbou returns with summer weather

Trish Waddington of Youbou is fed up with the dust that has once again become noticeable with the return of the heat and the summer weather.

Don’t hang up your community spirit hat

t seems that the volunteer spirit here in Lake Cowichan just doesn’t get to rest.

Proposed new electoral boundaries

The proposed creation of a new federal electoral district could end up dividing the Cowichan Valley.

Lake Cowichan vendors take advantage of crowds at Duncan Market

Local crafts people and other small, home based business owners from Lake Cowichan are taking advantage of the larger crowds.

Family still searching for local man who went missing 20 years ago

Mo Gulmond Shah, a Lake Cowichan resident, went missing on August 13, 1992.

Peewee baseball team needs support to get to the provincials

Kids, along with their parents, were on day one of a two day fundraising initiative to help pay for expenses to get them to the provincials

Arena university student employees ready for day camp kids this summer

The Cowichan Lake Sports Arena has much to offer local youth this summer

Minister fires Cowichan School Board

The announcement came on July 1, which came as a bit of a shock to five of the members of the board who pushed for a deficit budget

Get Strange But True with Vancouver Island Regional Library

Want your kids to read more? Want them to become inspired and engaged with books and their imagination?

Changes on the horizon for local radio station

Cowichan Valley Community Radio Society for CIVC 98.7 FM the Lake recently approached School District 79 with a proposal.

Local minor ball team has its eye on provincials

Local minor peewee baseball team, the Lake Cowichan Lakers, are in full swing participating in a series of exhibition games

Sculpting: a life-long passion

Sitting in a log structure, originally constructed as a boat house, Gus Galbraith overlooks a section of the Cowichan River

Fire department receives accreditation

The Lake Cowichan Fire Department now has Superior Tanker Shuttle Service Accreditation, earned through the Fire Underwriters Survey.